This almanac identifies each day in the year as the anniversary of a significant event and offers a page of poetry or prose appropriate to the occasion. The selections express the width and wealth of literature in English from the Anglo-Saxon period to the present. The entry for the 14th of February includes Margaret Brew's 15th century Valentine to her future husband, on 4th July an excerpt from Walt Whitman's "The Leaves of Grass" which was first published on that day and on 12th September, the date of Elizabeth Barrett's marriage to Robert Browning, a sonnet she wrote during their courtship is included.
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Book Description Perennial, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1991. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: New. A fine trade paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 2LIT4838
Book Description Perennial, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. First Thus. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060974095
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Book Description Perennial, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060974095